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Real World: Lunar Landing Test Designs [Archived]

Real World: Lunar Landing Test Designs [Archived]

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Discover how NASA uses a gantry for astronauts to practice landing spacecrafts on the moon safely. Learn about Orion, the exploration vehicle planned for missions to the moon and Mars. [Archived 2014 - Not all missions make it from design to launch. These archived videos describe missions that that would have taken humans back to the moon and unmanned aerial vehicles to Mars. While the actual missions were aborted, the technology and science behind the missions pushed innovation to new levels.]

Published on: July 27, 2009

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